Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'

Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'

Rudbeckia

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne'
  • Common name: Rudbeckia
  • Plant type: Perennial

Height: 90cm

Spread: 2m

Flower colour:
  • Yellow
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Autumn colour, Flowers

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Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' bears large, golden yellow flowers with reflexed petals, held on tall, slender stems. It's perfect for growing in a mixed herbaceous border, and also works well in prarie-style planting schemes. Like all coneflowers, Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' thrives in a sheltered, sunny spot. It makes an excellent cut flower.

For best results grow in moist but well-drained soil, in full sun. Divide plants in spring or autumn. The RHS has given Rudbeckia 'Herbstsonne' its prestigious Award of Garden Merit.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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